A 68-year-old man from the local area is accused of forcible touching a minor.

On Tuesday, New York State Police in Montgomery announced the arrest of 68-year-old Ransford Perry of Marlboro for endangering the welfare of a child and forcible touching, both misdemeanors.

An investigation revealed that in October of 2016, Perry inappropriately touched a victim who was under the age of 17, police say.

Perry was arraigned in the Town of New Windsor Court and remanded to Orange County Jail in lieu of $1,000 cash bail. He is due to return to court on April 11.

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